Offense missing in Juniors B Black loss to Oxford
The McCook Horizon Bank Juniors B Black Legion baseball team couldn't put the bat on the ball Tuesday, June 4, against Oxford.
The Juniors B Black squad couldn't come up with timely hits with runners on base as Oxford ran past the locals, 12-2 in five innings.
The Juniors B Black team is comprised mainly of players ages 13 years old.
Oxford scored three runs in the top of the first inning and five more in the second, and McCook could never recover.
McCook scored a run in the bottom of the first with a two-out single by Ryan Guy, as a hard-hit grounder hopped over the Oxford third-baseman's head. The B Black team then loaded the bases but could not plate another run as Chaston Burgeson struck out the next McCook hitter.
Ethan Hays scored McCook's other run in the bottom of the third on a fielder's choice, a stolen base and two Oxford throwing errors.
Logan Loker took the pitching loss. Loker was relieved by Josh Harpham in the second inning.
THE HORIZON BANK Juniors B Red squad returns to action Saturday, June 8, with a double-header against the Hastings Thunder starting at 2 p.m. in Hastings.
The Juniors B Reds are also scheduled to entertain Minden Sunday,June 9, at the Jaycees Sports Complex at approximately 4 p.m. following First Central Bank Juniors and McCook National Bank Seniors action.